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Global Game Jam 2023

At last: This year the Global Game Jam (GGJ) will be held again in person here at the university!

The GGJ is an annual event that takes place simultaneously all over the world and where players develop a computer or board game within 48 hours. You don't have to be a professional game developer.…

"Der Denker"-Robot

I AI, you Jane

Bremen Innovativ published an exciting article about the project MUHAI - "Meaning and Understanding in Human-centric AI", in which we are involved. The research project is looking for solutions for human-centric AI that can make sense of content when interacting with spoken language. "We want to…

Dr. Thomas Münder

Thomas Münder new post-doctoral fellow

In November 2022, Thomas Münder successfully defended his doctoral thesis "Understanding natural haptic interaction: investigating haptic feedback in professional virtual reality applications".

His dissertation investigates the theoretical foundation of natural interaction with haptic feedback in…

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Welcome to two new colleagues in our working group

We welcome two new colleagues in our working group: Rachel Ringe in the project MUHAI and Vino Avanesi in our PHD program EDM.

Rachel is interested in exploring the possibilities of using smartphones with all their included sensors and cameras in combination with VR applications.

Vino's background…

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Project hyBit: Interaction design for a hydrogen hub

This week was the official kick-off event for the new research project hyBit - Hydrogen for Bremen's Industrial Transformation. With nearly 100 people from science, business and politics participating, it was three days of engaging exchanges and an impressive visit to Bremen's steel mill.


The Digital Media Lab organizes CHI Play 2022

From 02 to 05 November 2022, we are organizing the Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play (CHI PLAY 2022) at the Congress Centrum Bremen (CCB). CHI PLAY is an annual international conference of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). In the field of player-computer…

FairTragen Event; © I.Laumann

The Digital Media Lab likes fairness

In the context of the Fair Week 2022, the Bremen Information Center for Human Rights and Development (BIZ) organized an eco-fair fashion show. The red carpet for fair trade fashion was rolled out in the Markthalle 8 on 16.09.2022. Five of our scientists, including the head of the working group,…

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New PostDoc Anke Reinschlüssel

The digital media lab has a new PostDoc among its members: Dr. Anke Reinschlüssel!

Anke successfully defended in June her thesis "Empowering Surgeons - A Multimodal Interaction Approach to Improve Computer-Assisted Surgical Planning and Interventions", which summarises her research efforts to…

Kamyar Javanmar

New member in our working group

We welcome a new colleague to our PHD program EDM. Kamyar Javanmardi studied computer science and obtained a master's degree in Computational Linguistics. His research interests include natural language processing (NLP), formal semantics and machine learning models in languge processing. He is…

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Get together in our new location

At the beginning of the month we met for a little drink in our new premises on the 6th level of the MZH. There was a delicious international buffet we brought ourselves, a table soccer tournament, video games and finally, the most important thing, social interaction. We enjoyed it very much!